[linux-audio-user] The trouble with disks

John Anderson ardour at semiosix.com
Sat Dec 20 02:41:28 EST 2003

On Fri, 2003-12-19 at 23:24, Jack O'Quin wrote:
> John Anderson <ardour at semiosix.com> writes:
> > This was on vanilla 2.6.0 with Pre-emptible Kernel turned on, for those
> > who've been asking.
> I'm not surprised, -p256 seems a bit too low for reliable operation
> with 2.6 on my system.  It runs, but not well.  Personally, I suspect
> some long paths with preemption disabled in the VM code, just a guess.
> What happens with a 2.4 kernel patched for low-latency?

The reason I moved to 2.6 in the first place was that I was having
trouble. But just to refresh my memory, I rebooted to 2.4, patched for
low latency and pre-emptibility, and sure enough, same symptoms. I
didn't forget to echo 1 >/proc/sys/kernel/lowlatency.


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